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Great American Beer Festival tickets go on sale; steps taken to curb scalpers

By Alan J. Wax It’s just about that time of year, again. And you’ll have to act quickly. Tickets for the annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF), to be held Oct. 2-4 in Denver, go on sale July 30 at … Continue reading

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Brewers Association lists 5 new beer styles in just released 2014 guidelines

Five new beer styles are contained in the Brewers Association’s (BA) newly revised beer style guidelines. The guidelines, dated March 10, were announced publicly on April 22 in an Examiner.com blog by BA president Charlie Papazian on April 22, almost two weeks … Continue reading

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Coors, Oregon, California, Pennsylvania and Kansas brewers take top honors at largest-ever World Beer Cup awards

By Alan J. Wax A small brewery in Oregon, a mid-sized California brewer and American beer giant Coors Brewing Co. each won top awards at the 2014 Brewers Association World Beer Cup awards, described by the group’s president as the … Continue reading

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Brewers Association, wary of decline in quality, urges homebrewers-turned-pro to boost quality control

By Alan J. Wax The Brewers Association (BA) says its concerned about declining quality of craft beer. Speaking on April 9 in Denver at the annual Craft Brewers Conference, BA director Paul Gatza said that while the number of breweries, … Continue reading

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Sips and nibbles at Brewers Association’s NYC SAVOR event

Two standout beers, Bell’s Raspberry Wild One and Schafly’s Single Malt Scottish Ale, made the event especially memorable along with some unique food pairings. Black dresses, kilts and top hat and tails. Judging by the crowds, SAVOR, the Brewers Association’s craft … Continue reading

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Ommegang, Brooklyn, Saranac team up to brew Savor commemorative beer

Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, Brooklyn Brewery and Saranac in Utica have teamed up to brew a New York collaboration beer for the Brewers Association’s Savor beer and food pairing event in New York City on June 14-15. Called New York Limited, the special … Continue reading

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Craft brewing industry defender award goes to Empire’s David Katleski

David Katleski, owner of Syracuse’s Empire Brewing Co. and the president of the New York State Brewers Association, received the Brewers Association’s F.X. Matt Defender of the Industry award the annual Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C. The award, presented March 27 by Dick Cantwell, president … Continue reading

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Tickets to SAVOR beer and food event in NYC go on sale next month

Tickets to SAVOR 2013, the Brewers Association’s annual craft beer and food showcase to be held in New York City June 14-15, go on sale to the public April 17, the craft beer industry group announced. Members of the American Homebrewers … Continue reading

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Brewers Association Scherer Award Given to New Belgium’s Bouckaert

The Brewers Association, the trade group representing America’s independent brewers, gave its 2013 Russell Scherer Award for Innovation in Brewing to Peter Bouckaert, brewmaster at New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, Co. The award, presented March 27 at the BA’s … Continue reading

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Grätzer and Adambier new to Brewers Association’s Beer Style Guidelines

New beer style guidelines issued by the Brewers Association take note of two once-extinct beer styles, Adambier and  Grätzer, which have been revived by American craft brewers. The trade group also made technical adjustments to the guidelines, often used in … Continue reading

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